Can you substitute lemon juice for lemon zest?

Answer Lemon zest is a flavoring used in cooking--get it by thinly grating the outer rind of the lemon. You can substitute 2 tbsp. lemon juice or 1/2 tsp. lemon extract for 1 tsp. of lemon zest.Source:All... Read More »

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Is lemon peel the same as lemon zest?

Lemon zest and lemon peel are not the same, but they are related. According to "The Joy of Cooking," lemon zest is made by grating the colorful outer coating of the lemon peel.Source:"Joy of Cookin... Read More »

How to Zest a Lemon?

Although you can buy lemon zest in the grocery store, you can make your own fresh zest at home. Remove the top layer of the lemon's rind with a variety of common kitchen utensils, such as a grater,... Read More »

Can you zest a lemon or an orange on a box grater?

Sure you can. If you can manage those three awkward holes, go for it. If not, just use the regular side; it works just as well. I have been doing it for years.

How do i make lemon zest without a zester?

ZestingPlace a bowl or clean cutting board on the counter to catch the lemon zest. Hold a fine grater by its handle, in a horizontal position, with one hand. Rub the outer yellow skin of a lemon ac... Read More »